Skills for Life

Our District has seventeen Scout Groups based in the towns of Bedford and Kempston, and in villages surrounding and along the River Ouse valley.

Welcome to Bedford & Ouse Valley District

Our District has seventeen Scout Groups based in the towns of Bedford and Kempston, and in villages surrounding and along the River Ouse valley.

Scouting is open to everyone, and each week 1000 young members between the ages of 6 to 18 enjoy an active programme within their Groups. There is no upper age limit for adult volunteers, and the Network section for 18-25s provides a great transition while remaining in Scouting to adulthood.

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Adult volunteers

The Scouts award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouts as young people.

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Latest news

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22nd Apr 2018

St George’s Day Celebrations 2018

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23rd Apr 2017

St. George’s Day Celebrations 2017

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14th Sep 2016

September 2016 Appointments

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10th Sep 2016

District Beavers FAB Day 2016

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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